Buying the cheapest travel insurance the day before you are about to set off on your journey could cost you dearly if you need to make a claim.
Travel insurance policies are riddled with clauses and exclusions, and different providers set their own standards and thresholds on a range of some of the most common claim areas.
Even if you choose a provider specifically because they cover certain eventualities, failing to read the small print could mean your claim is rejected.
Here is a list of 10 areas where policies can differ.
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